Ray Lowe Studios http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk Ray Lowe Studios is an award winning independent family and wedding photography studio. Covering Hertfordshire, Essex and North London. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:44:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Our 5 top tips for a new Photographer http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/5-top-tips-new-photographer/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/5-top-tips-new-photographer/#comments Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:39:40 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3600 Are you someone who loves to take photos? We all love snapping away with our camera but how do you take it to the next level? Whether you are just starting out or want to take your hobby to the next level, here are our 5 basic tips to help you get started. (and YES, this is Ray when he was starting out!) 1. Don’t spend silly money on equipment [...]

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Lots of Chocolate! http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/lots-chocolate/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/lots-chocolate/#comments Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:04:21 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3609 It is almost time for the best holiday of the year (in our opinion anyway!) the one filled with lots of chocolate! We had a shoot this week with three year old Darcy and let her go crazy with 5 chocolate eggs. Not sure if this was the best idea but we got some great results – and a very happy Darcy! You can view a short video of a [...]

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Are you a budding Photographer? http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/budding-photographer/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/budding-photographer/#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:56:29 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3590 We are first and foremost a Family Portrait Studio but we also offer a range of Photography courses for those who would like to get into photography or those who would like to improve their photography. Nearly all of our course are run by Ray, with the exception of our Photoshop Retouching course which is run by our re-toucher Lilly. Not really heavily advertised these small courses run every few [...]

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New Product Guide http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/new-product-guide/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/new-product-guide/#comments Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:49:59 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3465 After being in business for over 40 years we have seen a huge change in what our customers want from their family photography. Long gone are the days of big, heavy albums and brown backgrounds and thanks to the digital age more families can get involved with deciding how to print, frame and display the photos themselves. There is now so much choice out there it is hard to decide [...]

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Celebrate your Mum! http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/celebrate-mum/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/celebrate-mum/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:10:05 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3576 It’s that time again when every Mum gets to put her feet up for a few hours and get looked after! Mother’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday 26th March if you weren’t sure!) and we have a fantastic offer to spoil your Mum rotten. Come along and join us for: A one hour session¬†in the studio with all her favourite people (even the family pet is welcome!) A framed 10 [...]

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Our top tips for taking photos of your children at home http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/top-tips-taking-photos-children-home/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/top-tips-taking-photos-children-home/#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:12:06 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3504 Nearly everyone takes photos on their phones (or has a camera to hand) all the time. It is how we document our lives and especially our children’s. How do you get the best images possible at home, either on your phone or with a compact camera? These are our top tips for capturing photos of your children at home ¬†- ones that you will be able to share with them [...]

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Happy Valentines Day http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/happy-valentines-day/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/happy-valentines-day/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:47:58 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3499 So what did you get your Valentine this year? We don’t tend to make a big fuss of Valentines Day at the studio (we think every day should be a day to show someone you love them) but this year we decided to promote it because of the most beautiful session with Victor and Jean. They visited us to get some photos of them together to celebrate their wedding anniversary [...]

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We love a Cake Smash! http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/love-cake-smash/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/love-cake-smash/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:40:36 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3494 This year we have seen a big increase in the amount of Cake Smash sessions at the studio. So we are about to introduce a section on our website dedicated to Cake Smash session as we have so many images to share. We are busy compiling our favourite images from the last few months which will appear on the website. We have also added these images to the reception area, [...]

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Our top tips to make your session more personal http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/bring-session/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/bring-session/#comments Sat, 04 Feb 2017 12:10:43 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3459 One of the things we get asked most is what to bring along to a photo session. Whilst we have a wide range of props to use during a shoot there is nothing better than bringing along personal items from home. Here are a few of our favourite ideas that we thing makes for a great photo!   Instruments/Music – does anyone in the family play an instrument? Do you [...]

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What to wear? http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/wear/ http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/ray-lowe-latest-news/wear/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:52:52 +0000 Kristy http://www.raylowestudios.co.uk/?p=3446 One of the things we get asked about most when booking a session is ‘what should i bring my child to wear’ for the shoot. This image is a great example of bringing clothes that you would like to set the tone of the session. Everyday normal clothes are just perfect but we always suggest bringing a change of clothes with you for those slightly ‘different’ shots. We have a [...]

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